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INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

Q&A with Co-Owners Alonda McCarty & Chelsea Preston Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did you open your doors? A: June 2019 Q: What exactly is The Florida Local? A: The Florida Local is a happy little sip and shop artisan market and specialty coffee bar focused on selling Florida-made products and brands. We represent over 50 different artisans from … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: The Florida Local

The Best Gift a Child Can Receive

As a child, when the Christmas holidays come around, it’s normal to be focused on what you are going to find under the tree. I know, I could barely sleep on Christmas Eve, as the height of anticipation was overwhelming.  I will never forget when I started to realize that it wasn’t all about the getting, but more about the excitement that came from the … Continue reading The Best Gift a Child Can Receive

INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

Interview by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters The Team:  We all do pretty much everything. That way if someone needs to stay home, the chocolate making continues. However, each of us has our specialties. Kathryn: While we all come up with ideas for new flavors, it’s Kathryn’s job, as chocolatier, to make them work. Like formulating each of the different alcohol fillings we use … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Sappho Chocolates

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Coastal Christmas Market

Saturday, November 30 from 8 AM – 4 PM along Canal Street, NSB Enjoy a wide variety of beautiful gifts and holiday decor handcrafted by local artisans. Our merchants will welcome you into their shops for a look at the treasures available all year long on Canal Street. Support local charities and schools by purchasing their baked goods and other items. Bring the kids and … Continue reading Coastal Christmas Market

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Culture to Color Adult Coloring Book Features NSB

Photographer and author, Bibi LeBlanc, has just released the second book in a series of adult coloring books featuring cities around the globe. LeBlanc is inspired by beautiful, historic sites found throughout her travel adventures as well as those close to home in DeLand. LeBlanc took her own scenery-inspired photographs and turned them into beautiful mandala coloring pages. Thus, the launch of Culture to Color, … Continue reading Culture to Color Adult Coloring Book Features NSB

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Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

By Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters  Q: Where are you originally from and what brought you to New Smyrna Beach? A: I was born in Sanford, FL and I am a fifth generation Floridian! My family has lived in NSB for decades, going back to my great grandparents. We had a second home here for 15 years. Then six years ago, pineapples started … Continue reading Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple